Nerdist CEO Chris Hardwick on Entrepreneurship and Finding Balance

Chris Hardwick might be the hardest working nerd. He is founder and CEO of Nerdist Industries, with tentacles in podcasting, online tech news, a YouTube channel and television. He hosts Comedy Central’s daily @midnight program, along with his own Nerdist podcast, which has produced more than 500 episodes. That’s a lot of projects, many more since he last talked with Jeff Ullrich on The Wolf Den in 2011. So it’s only fitting for Chris to…

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Billboard Comedy Podcasters Profile Gets It Right About Podcasting

Billboard’s new comedy issue has a nice profile of podcasters Marc Maron, Jimmy Pardo and Aisha Tyler. In this piece writers Phil Gallo and Shirley Halpern get so many things right and really do justice to these hosts and the medium. Right off the bat the writers emphasize that, “A comedian craving intimacy might want to consider becoming a podcaster.” That relationship between host and listeners is something we podcast enthusiasts have long known about…

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Boing Boing adds the Gadgets podcast to their inventory of great shows

We’re truly thrilled to add yet another great podcast from Boing Boing. It’s their new Boing Boing Gadgets podcast, where each week the site’s editors and friends review new technology and products they love. On episode one Mark Fraunfelder and Jason Weisberger get seriously geeky about food, reviewing their favorite kitchen appliances as well as two cool iPhone accessories. Boing Boing pretty much invented the web ’zine, curating and sharing “a directory wonderful things,” attracting…

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We’re Excited To Welcome StarTalk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson

You know him as America’s favorite astrophysicist, Director of the Hayden Planetarium, and host of the amazing reboot of Cosmos currently airing on FOX TV. He’s Neil deGrasse Tyson, and he also hosts one of the fastest growing podcasts around, StarTalk Radio. Not only is Tyson brilliantly smart, he’s also very funny. He invites other smart and funny people to co-host, like comedian Eugene Mirman, and to guest, like Mythbusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman,…

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Igloo Software Highlights Their Podcast Ads in Q1 Report

Igloo Software offers what they call “an intranet you’ll actually like.” And to let everyone know how the first quarter of 2014 went for the company, they put together a graphic and fun “quarterly report you’ll actually like”. It highlights both typical business stats–like 239% sales growth–and more lighthearted metrics–like the 6,144 cups of coffee consumed in Q1. Igloo also gives a shout-out to some of their favorite podcasts, which the company also advertises on.…

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